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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 609–632.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Stephen E. Lewis Based on documents housed in Mexico City and Chiapas, this essay describes how Mexico's National Indigenist Institute (INI) managed to establish its pilot Coordinating Center in highland Chiapas in 1951. Facing opposition from the state government, the state alcohol monopoly, and...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Steve Amerman The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue: Voices and Images from Sherman Institute . Edited by Trafzer Clifford E. , Gilbert Matthew Sakiestewa , and Sisquoc Lorene . ( Corvallis : Oregon State University , 2012 . viii + 224 pp., preface, introduction, illustrations...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 433–436.
Published: 01 April 2002
... institutional connections between U.S. and Canadian policies. Especially informative is Niezen’s account of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and its founder, Richard Henry Pratt. Niezen demon- strates the clear contempt that Pratt...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 401–426.
Published: 01 July 2017
... fixed on “civilizing” through assimilation. Another was a growing scientific curiosity expressed through the founding of intellectual organizations such the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, and often at odds with prevailing religious beliefs, which adhered to the “sacred chronology” of the Bible...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
... during the Second Half of the Twentieth Century Paul Tablino, Consolata Missionary Institute, Kenya Abstract. This article draws on material from my study of the evangelization of some nomadic communities in northern Kenya (Tablino 2004). It traces how the initial Consolata Missions (to which...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2018
...) and Tunja, had been built on or near the territories of two of the most powerful pre-Hispanic political units. 11 Though Tunja in this period was the wealthiest and most populous Spanish town in the highlands, the institutions of Spanish colonial government—namely the Royal Audiencia (chancery...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Robert Galler On 28 January 1886, Crow Creek leaders sent a petition with over one hundred signatures to the Office of Indian Affairs affirming their interest in a Catholic mission school. Within the year, the first buildings were in place for an educational institution that served as a Catholic...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2009) 56 (1): 69–89.
Published: 01 January 2009
... ongoing communal control, while komiti , at first based on European models but increasingly indigenized over time, also became important institutions of governance. Occasional Crown attempts to co-opt such institutions for its own ends were largely unsuccessful. Runanga and komiti were instead, although...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., Spaniard, and black; and (2) bureaucratized beings created in tandem with institutions of state. Conspiracies and confusions were the result as inquisitors, officers in the most modern bureaucracy of the time, intertwined stereotypes of Jews, Indians, African slaves, and women as part of an etiology of...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 655–669.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Alice Te Punga Somerville Conventional narratives of Maori encounters with non-Maori logically cohere around the geographic space of Aotearoa, New Zealand, and tend to focus on the post-1840 (treaty) period and on Maori encounters with Europeans. This article examines two institutions in Parramatta...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 667–674.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Yanna Yannakakis This introduction poses the central question of this special issue: how did New Spain's colonial institutions and ethnically diverse colonial subjects use Nahuatl to administer and navigate a multilingual society? In response, I lay out a framework drawn from the articles and my...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Scholarship about the Guaraní missions portrays the Jesuits as imposing a rigid work schedule based on settled agriculture and instituting reforms so that the missions relied on domesticated rather than hunted cattle. This essay reexamines the roles of both cultivated agriculture and domesticated livestock in...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Marie Mauzé Two Kwakwaka'wakw museums were created in the late 1970s. Both of these native museums have set an example for other, similar institutions. This article focuses on the differences between the two museums with similar goals but different approaches in dealing with members of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 611–642.
Published: 01 October 2003
... town/county as a governmental strategy of the Mexican state, and the ethnographic and historical study of the 1980s' crises in Yucatán. The case study contributes to Yucatec studies by pointing attention away from the political-economic core of Mérida, the usual institutions (church,hacienda, and...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 459–488.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Thomas S. Abler Scholars investigating Iroquois political institutions have focused on the Confederacy Council (or League), largely ignoring structure at the national(or tribal) level. Data from the Seneca Nation in the 1830s and 1840s, before the replacement of chiefs by an elected council, allows...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2007) 54 (3): 445–472.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Jerry K. Jacka Ipili speakers in the highlands of Papua New Guinea creatively use the category “whiteman” both to structure their longing for socioeconomic progress and development and to critique the very institutions associated with development that they desire. This article explores the history...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 509–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... relations with those above and those below help to institutionalize. Teasing out these political dynamics and ethnic images requires careful attention to institutional structures and the construction of national, ethnic, and ultimately inter-individual identities, as well as to events in real...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 525–552.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., the rise of the institution of debt servitude, affecting both indigenous Yucatec Mayan and working-class mestizo populations, and the rise of encompassing political rhetorics of order, progress, and nation building among Porfirian government officials and pueblo-level landowning gentry. El pueblo both...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 579–607.
Published: 01 October 2008
... power. As such, marketplaces were critical both to elite efforts to mold the economy, society, and politics to their ideals and to Mayan efforts to carve out spaces of autonomy. At the same time, some Mayan women used the very institutions and laws that criminalized vendors' behavior to press for their...